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FINN news

Well, It's now February, the month of Laskiainen, the Finnish sliding party. And it's almost March, the month of St. Urho, the patron saint of Finland. And it's getting really close to the start of sp...

 

Get local at the food fair

The first-ever Carlton County Local Food Fair is scheduled for 1-3 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College. Carlton County Extension, the Carlton County Food &...

 

Author, poet to speak at Cloquet Senior Center

Barton Sutter, the only author to win the Minnesota Book Award in three different categories, will speak at the Sons of Norway Heimsyn Lodge 1-15 meeting Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Cloquet Senior Center, 1100 Olympic Drive. Sutter will read from his...

 

Fancy a game of snoftball?

What do you get when you play softball in the snow? Snoftball! The first annual KBM Snoftball Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, March 2, starting at 9 a.m. at Cloquet’s Braun Park. Up to 20 teams can register for this unique softball...

 

Kiwanis Ice fishing contest canceled

Due to the heavy snow load and impassable roads, the Cloquet Area Golden K Kiwanis Club has been forced to cancel this weekend’s Kiwanis Last Chance ice fishing contest Saturday, Feb. 23. “We’ll see you next year,” said Kiwanis member Mary...

 

WRIGHT-CROMWELL news

I’m not really into NASCAR that much but I do follow Denny Hamlin in his FedEx race car, and this weekend he won the Daytona 500. I follow him because he drives the FedEx car and our family and...

 

Robert Rodd Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser

The Robert Rodd Memorial Scholarship fundraiser is Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Four Seasons Sports Complex in Carlton, Minn. Tickets are $10, which includes a Swedish meatball or turkey gravy dinner, admission to the costume hockey game, and entry for...

 

FDLTCC hosting author reading and music event

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College is hosting “Reclaiming the Narrative: An Evening of Story, Song, and The Arts,” featuring a book reading and signing by an award-winning author plus a rap music performance on Friday, Feb. 15, starting at...

 

Carlton happenings

Tomorrow, Feb. 23, will mark the 10th anniversary of the Robert Rodd Memorial Scholarship Hockey Costume Game/Fundraiser, and its final year. About two years after my husband Robert passed away, Joe a...

 

Wrenshall homecoming court announced

The 2019 Wrenshall School homecoming coronation will take place on Friday, Feb. 15 following the basketball games. The Wrens play Floodwood on Homecoming Night with games at 4:45 p.m. for boys JV and...

 

Wright-Cromwell news

The local performance of the One Act Play “Check, Please” has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at the high school. They will be accepting free-will donations....

 

Carlton Winterfest … putting the BRRRR in BRAZEN

While the temps hovered around a hot zero degrees, it didn’t hinder 92 brave souls coming out to try their skills at Mini Hook and Slice (think crazy mini golf in the snow) during Saturday’s...

 

Carlton Happenings

Welcome to Carlton Happenings. This will be the first of many articles about the Carlton community and the special activities that all Carlton area people can enjoy, or about the people who enrich...

 

County Seat opener promises lots of laughs

From the second floor of a locked-down nursing home in the dead of night, they attempt the greatest escape ever. Join this misfit band of "inmates" as they hatch a master plan to escape their dreary...

 

Wright-cromwell news

This week I’d like to stray from the usual news that I write about and dedicate this article to Minetties Roadside Diner in Wright, which burned down last week. About 25 firefighters from four area...

 

Library News

Greetings from the Library! This is the first monthly column written by Library staff. Our goal is to let the Cloquet area community know more about the services freely available at the Cloquet Public Library. Tax season is upon us. Many of you may... Full story

 

Celebrate Winterfest!

When Leola Rodd started the Winterfest celebration in Carlton close to 25 years ago, she said it was a way to bring community members together and to give people something to do. The former Community Ed director chuckled as she recalled kids playing... Full story

 

Blue Jean Ball is for the kids

While it's a blast and there's plenty of swag at the Blue Jean Ball, the annual bash is about more than having a good time. It's about the kids. Cloquet Ed Foundation Board President Mike Owens...

 

Wright-Cromwell News

I remember last winter our grandson-in-law took a pan of boiling hot water outside and threw it up into the air to see what would happen. Our granddaughter even recorded it with her cell phone, posted...

 

New music group for kids

A new music class for kids is coming to Cloquet. It’s called Music Together of Cloquet and it’s designed for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and the grown-ups who accompany them. Each 45-minute session includes singing, dancing, playing and...

 

Groundhog Day Medallion Hunt kicks off Feb. 2

The Groundhog Day Medallion Hunt sponsored by Cloquet Community Education, WKLK Radio and the city of Cloquet kicks off Saturday, Feb. 2 in the city of Cloquet. A 6-inch circular resin medallion bearing a photo of a groundhog and a penny will be...

 

Kiwanis Club holds 'Last Chance' ice fishing contest

The Cloquet Area Golden K Kiwanis Club will host the 2019 annual Kiwanis “Last Chance” Ice Fishing Fishing Contest Saturday, Feb. 23. The contest was originally initiated and hosted by the Kiwanis of Cloquet Noon Club. Since its inception 17...

 

Wright-Cromwell News

Did you stay up late on Monday to observe the eclipse of the Super Blood Wolf Moon? As I looked out our porch door at 11 p.m. or so, it was overhead a bit to the southeast. We were so fortunate to...

 

Foodies flock to Food for Thought

Frigid weather didn't deter local foodies and community supporters from making their way in record numbers to the annual Food for Thought event at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Thursday,...

 

WRIGHT-Cromwell news

Our water is back! We were out for six days, but thanks to my husband and son, it was restored and is working better than ever. It seems that there was a crack in the water pump for years, and now...

 

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